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The greatest game that never was

  Story and photo by Brian McKim All the hype, all the lead-up, the fans, especially the Boneyard, were whipped

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Maintenance Work on US-73 Near Falls City

Weather permitting, a chip seal project will begin August 20 on US‑73, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation.  Chip

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Southeast Region Experiences 911 Outage – UPDATED

The Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) has been notified that 911 centers in the Southeast Region of the state are

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City Council tables Firework Discussion

  It was erroneously reported in last weeks Falls City Journal in the story titled ‘FCPD looking at the possible

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Take Back Our Community group hope to lead by example

(A longer, more detailed story will appear in the Wednesday, July 18 edition of the Falls City Journal) By Nikki McKim

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Helicopter accident near Rulo

The Richardson County Sheriff’s Department sent out a media report, reporting a small helicopter accident south of Rulo, Monday night.

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New security measures in effect at Richardson Co. Courthouse

The Richardson County Courthouse put new security measures into effect on July 10, 2018, supervised by the Richardson County Sheriff’s

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Gatherings Market Falls City: Newest attraction on Stone Street

By Chaz Dunn A ribbon cutting and open house was held Friday evening, June 22, to highlight and establish downtown

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Beloved War Hero and former publisher of the Falls City Journal Bill Schock passes away at 99

George William “Bill” Schock passed away early Thursday morning, June 21, 2018, at the age of 99. He was born

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City council approves Sun Mart liquor license, grants funds to fix wall destroyed in fire

By Charlie Radatz Sun Mart Foods in Falls City may soon be selling packaged beer, wine, and possibly other distilled

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Run for the Fallen event draws crowd to Veterans Memorial Park

Story and photo by Kaylie Ractliffe The long-awaited Falls City stop on the Run for the Fallen tour brought an

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Community Medical Center named to Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals list

Press release provided by CMC Community Medical Center in Falls City was recently named one of the Top 20 Critical

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Official primary results show close race for mayor, city council candidates

The official results for the primary election held Tues., May 15, have been released by election commissioner Mary Eickhoff. Candidates

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Child abuse case moves forward in district court

By Kaylie Ractliffe During her arraignment in Richardson County District Court on May 8, Jessica E. Moore, age 28 of

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Falls City resident arrested on drug charges in Auburn

The following is a press release provided by the Nemaha County Sheriff’s Office: “Two search warrants executed by the Nemaha

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Courthouse thief gets jail time

By Kaylie Ractliffe The man who broke into the Richardson County Courthouse last October has been sentenced after Judge Julie

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Peru State College names locker room after Stella native Jerry Joy

Story by Lori Gottula, photo by Randy Gottula On Friday, April 20, 2018, Jerry Joy of Stella officially joined the ranks

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Ron Dodds, a stalwart in Falls City Journal history

            By Kaylie Ractliffe Sixty-six years after working his first shift at the Falls City

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Falls City celebrates Earth Day with live music, arts and crafts

The Falls City Green Team and Falls City Arboretum Board could not have asked for better weather when they hosted

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Falls City Journal to operate from new location beginning May 1, 2018

By Kaylie Ractliffe and Nikki McKim The Falls City Journal will soon have a new home on Stone Street after

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Attorneys argue John Lotter is intellectually disabled, ineligible for death penalty

By Kaylie Ractliffe Attorneys for death row inmate John Lotter have filed a new motion to overturn his death sentence,

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Richardson Co. primary gearing up to be an exciting one

Preparation is underway at the Office of the Richardson County Clerk for the Tuesday, May 15, 2018, Primary Election. March

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Lady Irish reign supreme once again

Story and photo by Brian McKim The Sacred Heart Irish girls outscored the Humphrey St. Francis Flyers 20-10 in the

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Community Medical Center limits visitors

With the recent increase in community influenza, CMC is implementing visitor limitations.  We are limiting patients to 1-2 primary family

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Former Humboldt Standard publisher Jack Cooper passes away

Jack Cooper, 85, of Humboldt, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at the Colonial Acres Nursing Home in Humboldt.

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